Capablanca Memorial 2018 2018-05-09 – 2018-05-20

53rd Capablanca Memorial Open

Capablanca Memorial 2018
2018-05-09 - 2018-05-20

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2018-05-16
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The 53rd edition of the Capablanca Memorial is taking place from May 9-19 in the Habana Libre Hotel in Havana, Cuba.
Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one.

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53rd Capablanca Memorial 2018 (Havana CUB) Tue 8th May 2018 - Sun 20th May 2018 - Official Site - Results

53rd Capablanca Mem Elite (6 players 10 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Elite | L

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53rd Capablanca Memorial 2018, Havana
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[Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2664"] [ECO "D86"] [Opening "Gruenfeld"] [Variation "exchange, classical variation"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "3503739"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O Na5 11. Bb5 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. f3 Rc8 14. d5 a6 15. Bd3 e6 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Rfd1 Rf7 18. Bc2 Qxd2 19. Bxd2 Bc6 20. Kf2 Rd7 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2653"] [ECO "B13"] [Opening "Caro-Kann"] [Variation "exchange variation"] [WhiteFideId "3507416"] [BlackFideId "4100107"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Ne5 g6 6. Bb5+ Nbd7 7. O-O Bg7 8. c3 O-O 9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Bd3 Qc7 11. Nd2 Bc6 12. Re1 Rae8 13. Nf3 Nd7 14. Be3 f6 15. c4 e6 16. Rc1 dxc4 17. Bxc4 Nb6 18. Bb5 Qd6 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. Rc5 Rc8 21. Qc2 Rc7 22. Rc1 Rfc8 23. g3 Nd5 24. Bd2 Bf8 25. Ba5 Qd7 26. Rc4 Rb7 27. a3 Bh6 28. Bd2 Bf8 29. b4 Rbc7 30. Qe4 Re8 31. h4 Bg7 32. Kg2 Rec8 33. R4c2 Re8 34. Qe2 Bf8 35. Qe4 Bg7 36. Qe2 Bf8 37. Re1 Rcc8 38. Qe4 Rc7 39. Qe2 Rcc8 40. Qe4 Rc7 41. Rec1 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "1.3"] [White "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Shankland, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2671"] [ECO "D02"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "4173708"] [BlackFideId "2004887"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. e3 b6 5. b3 Bb7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. bxc4 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Be7 10. Bb2 O-O 11. Nbd2 Nc6 12. Qe2 Re8 13. Rad1 g6 14. Rfe1 Bf8 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bg7 17. Ne5 Qc7 18. Nxc6 Bxc6 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 Ba4 21. d6 Qd7 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Qb2+ Kg8 24. Bxa8 Bxd1 25. Rxd1 Rxa8 26. h4 h5 27. Qd4 Re8 28. Rc1 Rd8 29. Re1 Qc6 30. Rd1 Qd7 31. Qf4 Qe6 32. a3 Rd7 33. Qd4 Qg4 34. Qxg4 hxg4 35. Kh2 f5 36. Kg3 Kf7 37. Kf4 Kf6 38. Rd2 b5 39. Rd5 a5 40. Rxb5 Rxd6 41. Rxa5 Rd4+ 42. Ke3 Re4+ 43. Kd2 g3 44. fxg3 Rg4 45. Ke2 Rxg3 46. Kf2 Rg4 47. g3 f4 48. gxf4 Rxf4+ 49. Kg3 Rc4 50. a4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Shankland, Samuel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2671"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. dxc5 Nf6 (5... Bxc5 6. Ngf3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qc6 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Nb3 Nbd7 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Nbd4 Qb6 {Naiditsch,A (2705)-Le, Q (2737) Riadh 2017}) 6. Ngf3 Qxc5 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. O-O Qc7 9. Re1 Be7 10. Ne4 b6 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. Ne5 O-O 13. Qf3 Bd6 $1 $146 (13... Bb7 14. Qh3 Rfd8 15. Bg5 Rd5 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Qxh7+ Kf8 18. f4 Rd4 19. Be4 {Fridman,D (2639)-Bluebaum, M (2537) Verden an der Aller 2014}) 14. Qg3 ({With all of Black's pieces pointed towards the white king,} 14. Qxa8 Bb7 15. Qxa7 Ra8 16. Qxa8+ Bxa8 { cannoted be recommended.}) 14... Bb7 15. Bh6 $6 ({Better was} 15. b3 Nd5 16. Qh4 f5 17. Bb2 {but Black is OK there too.}) 15... Nh5 16. Qg5 f5 $1 17. Qxh5 Bxe5 18. Bc1 {A sad necessity.} Rf6 19. Bf1 Rg6 20. c3 Rd8 21. Bg5 Rd5 22. Rad1 b5 $6 23. h4 $6 ({With some tactics White could have saved himself:} 23. Rxd5 Bxd5 24. Bxb5 Bxg2 25. Be8 $1 Bf3 (25... Bb7 26. Bxg6 hxg6 27. Qh3) 26. Qxf3 Rxg5+ 27. Kh1 Bxh2 28. Qc6) 23... Bh2+ 24. Kh1 Bf4 25. Kg1 a6 26. a3 $6 (26. Bxf4 Qxf4 27. b3 {was still playable.}) 26... Bxg5 27. hxg5 Qe7 {Now Black is clearly better.} 28. Rd4 Rxd4 29. cxd4 Qd8 30. Qh2 Bd5 31. Rc1 Rxg5 32. Qe5 h5 33. Rc3 Rg4 34. f3 Rg6 35. Qf4 h4 36. Kf2 Qf6 37. Rc8+ Kh7 38. Rc7 Rh6 39. Ke3 h3 40. gxh3 Rh4 41. Qe5 Qg5+ 42. Kf2 Qd2+ 43. Be2 Qxd4+ 44. Qxd4 Rxd4 45. Ke3 Rh4 46. Bf1 Kg6 47. b4 f4+ 48. Kf2 Rh8 49. Ra7 Ra8 50. Rc7 Kf6 51. Bd3 g5 52. Be2 Rb8 53. Bd3 Rb6 0-1 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2635"] [ECO "E10"] [Opening "Dzindzikhashvili defence"] [WhiteFideId "4100107"] [BlackFideId "4173708"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 a6 4. e3 d5 5. b3 dxc4 6. Bxc4 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 9. Bb2 Nc6 10. Nd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc6 12. Be2 Bb4 13. Nc4 O-O 14. Bf3 Nd5 15. Bxd5 Bxd5 16. Qg4 g6 17. Nb6 f5 18. Qg3 Bd6 19. f4 Rb8 20. Rad1 Rf7 21. Nxd5 exd5 22. Qf3 Rc8 23. Qxd5 Bf8 24. Qxd8 Rxd8 25. Bb6 Re8 26. a4 Rc8 27. Rd3 Rc6 28. Ba5 Rc2 29. Rfd1 Bc5 30. R1d2 Rc1+ 31. Kf2 Re7 32. Bd8 Re8 33. Bf6 Bb4 34. Rd1 Rxd1 35. Rxd1 Kf7 36. Bd4 Rc8 37. Kf3 Rc2 38. h3 h5 39. g3 Ke6 40. e4 Bc3 41. exf5+ gxf5 42. Ke3 Ba5 43. Be5 Bb6+ 44. Kd3 Ba5 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "2.3"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2594"] [ECO "D37"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "4.Nf3"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "3507416"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. d4 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 c6 7. Qc2 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. O-O-O Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nb6 12. e4 Be6 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Bc4 Bg7 15. Nxd5 cxd5 16. Bb5+ Kf8 17. Kb1 Qb6 18. Ba4 Qb4 19. Bb3 a5 20. a3 Qb5 21. Ba4 Qc4 22. Qxc4 dxc4 23. d5 Bf5+ 24. Ka2 Bf6 25. d6 Kg7 26. d7 Rhd8 27. Rd6 Ra6 28. Rhd1 g4 29. Nd4 Bd3 30. Rd5 Rb6 31. Rd2 Be4 32. Rxa5 Kg6 33. Ne2 Bg5 34. Rd4 Bf6 35. Rd2 Bg5 36. Nf4+ Bxf4 37. gxf4 Bxg2 38. Re5 Bc6 39. Bxc6 bxc6 40. Rd6+ Kg7 41. Rh5 Rb7 42. f5 Rbxd7 43. Rxc6 Rd4 44. Rcxh6 Rf4 45. Rh7+ Kf6 46. R5h6+ Kg5 47. Rh5+ Kf6 48. R5h6+ Kg5 49. Rh5+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.11"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2664"] [ECO "A35"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "symmetrical, four knights system"] [WhiteFideId "3507416"] [BlackFideId "3503739"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 9. O-O Bd6 10. Nf3 a6 11. Bxc6 Bxc6 12. b3 O-O 13. Bb2 Re8 14. Ne2 Ne4 15. Ng3 Nxg3 16. hxg3 Qe7 17. Rc1 Rad8 18. Qc2 f6 19. Nd4 Bd7 20. Nf5 Qe6 21. Nxd6 Qxd6 22. Qc7 Qxc7 23. Rxc7 Bc6 24. Rd1 h5 25. Kh2 Rc8 26. Rxc8 Rxc8 27. g4 hxg4 28. Kg3 Kf7 29. Kxg4 Bd7+ 30. Kg3 Rc2 31. Bc1 Ke6 32. a3 Rc3 33. b4 Rc2 34. Bd2 Ra2 35. Bc1 Ra1 36. f3 Ba4 37. Rf1 b6 38. Re1 Ra2 39. Rg1 Kf5 40. Re1 Kg6 41. Rf1 Rc2 42. Rg1 Kf5 43. Re1 Ke6 44. Rg1 Kf7 45. Rf1 g5 46. Rg1 Kg6 47. Rf1 Bb5 48. Rd1 Bc4 49. Rg1 a5 50. bxa5 bxa5 51. Rd1 a4 52. Rg1 f5 53. Rd1 Kf7 54. Re1 Ke6 55. Rd1 Bb3 56. Re1 Ra2 57. Rf1 Rc2 58. Re1 Kd7 59. Rd1 Ke6 60. Re1 Kf7 61. Rf1 Ke7 62. Re1 Kd6 63. Rd1 Rxg2+ 64. Kxg2 Bxd1 65. Bb2 Kc5 66. Bf6 g4 67. f4 Kc4 68. Kg3 Bf3 69. Be5 Be4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.11"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2646"] [ECO "A28"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "four knights, 4.e3"] [WhiteFideId "4173708"] [BlackFideId "2285525"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Be2 Bb4 8. O-O Bxc3 9. bxc3 d6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Bf3 Bd7 12. c5 d5 13. c4 Rb8 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Qd4 Re8 16. Bb2 c6 17. h3 Bf5 18. Bc3 Re6 19. Qf4 Bg6 20. Bd4 Rb7 21. g4 h6 22. Bg2 Rb5 23. Rfc1 Ne4 24. Bf1 Rb7 25. f3 Nd2 26. Be2 Rb4 27. Rd1 Nb1 28. Qh2 Na3 29. Bc3 Rb7 30. e4 Qe7 31. Ba6 Nb5 32. Be1 Rd7 33. Bc8 Qxc5+ 34. Qf2 Qxf2+ 35. Kxf2 Rc7 36. Bxe6 fxe6 37. Rac1 Rf7 38. Kg3 dxe4 39. f4 Nc7 40. Rd8+ Kh7 41. Rxc6 e3 42. Rcd6 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.11"] [Round "3.3"] [White "Shankland, Samuel"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2671"] [BlackElo "2653"] [ECO "D45"] [Opening "QGD semi-Slav"] [Variation "Stoltz variation"] [WhiteFideId "2004887"] [BlackFideId "4100107"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 b6 7. b3 Bb7 8. Bb2 Bd6 9. Bd3 O-O 10. O-O Qe7 11. Rad1 Rfe8 12. e4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 b5 14. Bd3 e5 15. Ne2 c5 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Bxe5 Qxe5 19. Bxb5 Qxe4 20. Qxe4 Rxe4 21. Nc3 Re5 22. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 a6 24. Bc4 Kf8 25. Na4 Rc8 26. f3 Nd7 27. Kf2 Bc6 28. Nc3 a5 29. Bb5 Nb6 30. a4 Bxb5 31. Nxb5 Rd8 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.12"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2653"] [ECO "B12"] [Opening "Caro-Kann"] [Variation "advance variation"] [WhiteFideId "3503739"] [BlackFideId "4100107"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Ne7 8. O-O Nbc6 9. Bb5 a6 10. Bxc6+ Nxc6 11. Nxf5 exf5 12. c3 Be7 13. Nd2 Nxe5 14. Bd4 f6 15. Re1 Nc6 16. Nf1 Kf7 17. Ne3 f4 18. Nf5 g6 19. Nxe7 Nxe7 20. Bc5 Re8 21. Qf3 Rc8 22. Ba3 Qd7 23. Qxf4 Nf5 24. h3 h5 25. Rad1 h4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.12"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Shankland, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2671"] [ECO "A35"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "symmetrical, four knights system"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "2004887"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bb5 Nxc3 7. bxc3 Bd7 8. h4 a6 9. Be2 e5 10. Qb3 b5 11. Qd5 f6 12. a4 b4 13. Bb2 Qc8 14. Bc4 Nd8 15. Qd3 Be6 16. cxb4 Bxc4 17. Qxc4 cxb4 18. Rc1 Qxc4 19. Rxc4 Ne6 20. Ke2 Bd6 21. d4 exd4 22. Nxd4 Nxd4+ 23. Bxd4 a5 24. h5 Kf7 25. Rc6 Rhd8 26. Rhc1 Rd7 27. Rb6 Be7 28. Rcc6 Re8 29. Rb5 Bd8 30. Kf3 Re6 31. Rc8 Red6 32. g4 Rd5 33. Rxd5 Rxd5 34. Ke4 Rd7 35. f4 Ke6 36. f5+ Kf7 37. Ra8 Ke7 38. Bc5+ Kf7 39. Bd4 Ke7 40. Rb8 h6 41. Bc5+ Kf7 42. Ra8 Be7 43. Bd4 Bd8 44. Kd3 Ke7 45. Kc4 Rb7 46. Kb3 Rd7 47. Bc5+ Kf7 48. Kc4 Rd1 49. Ra7+ Kg8 50. Bd4 Bc7 51. Kb5 Rc1 52. Rb7 b3 53. Ka6 Rc4 54. Rxb3 Rxa4 55. Kb5 Rb4+ 56. Rxb4 axb4 57. Kxb4 Kf7 58. Kc5 Bg3 59. Kd5 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.12"] [Round "4.3"] [White "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Black "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2635"] [ECO "A13"] [Opening "English opening"] [Variation "Agincourt variation"] [WhiteFideId "3507416"] [BlackFideId "4173708"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 a6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Qb3 h6 7. Bf4 Bd6 8. Be5 c6 9. e3 Bxe5 10. Nxe5 Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Qxd7 12. Qa3 Qe7 13. Qxe7+ Kxe7 14. Bd3 Be6 15. Kd2 Nd7 16. Rhc1 Kf6 17. f3 g5 18. Rf1 Ke7 19. Rae1 f5 20. Rh1 Nf6 21. h4 Rag8 22. Rh2 g4 23. Ne2 gxf3 24. gxf3 Nh5 25. Rg1 Rxg1 26. Nxg1 Rg8 27. Ne2 a5 28. a3 Kf6 29. Ke1 f4 30. Nxf4 Nxf4 31. exf4 Bf5 32. Bf1 b6 33. Rd2 Rd8 34. Re2 c5 35. Re5 c4 36. a4 Be6 37. Kf2 Bf5 38. h5 Bc2 39. Bh3 Rd6 40. Ke3 Bxa4 41. Rf5+ Kg7 42. Re5 Bc6 43. Re7+ Kf8 44. Ra7 Be8 45. Bg4 Bf7 46. Bd7 Be6 47. Bb5 Bf5 48. Rb7 Re6+ 49. Kf2 Bd3 50. Kg3 Re2 51. f5 Rxb2 52. Bd7 c3 53. Rc7 Re2 54. Rxc3 Bc4 55. Ra3 Ke7 56. Be6 Kf6 57. Ra1 Rd2 58. Bd7 Kg5 59. Rb1 b5 60. Bxb5 Bxb5 61. Rxb5 Rxd4 62. Rxa5 Kxf5 63. Ra6 Kg5 64. Rg6+ Kxh5 65. Rg8 Ra4 66. Rd8 Ra5 67. Rg8 Ra6 68. Rd8 Rg6+ 69. Kh3 Rg5 70. f4 Rf5 71. Rd6 Rxf4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.13"] [Round "5.1"] [White "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2664"] [ECO "A49"] [Opening "King's Indian"] [Variation "fianchetto without c4"] [WhiteFideId "4173708"] [BlackFideId "3503739"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 c5 4. c3 Na6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Qd2 Bg7 10. c4 d5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Nc3 Qh5 13. dxc5 Qxc5 14. Rac1 Be6 15. Rfd1 Qb6 16. Na4 Qb4 17. Nc3 Qb6 18. Na4 Qb4 19. Nc3 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.13"] [Round "5.2"] [White "Shankland, Samuel"] [Black "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C02"] [WhiteElo "2671"] [BlackElo "2594"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Nf3 Bxc5 6. a3 (6. Bd3 Ne7 7. O-O Ng6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nc6 10. b4 Bb6 11. Bb2 Nf4 12. Nb3 a5 {Vitiugov,N (2735) -Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 6... Ne7 7. b4 Bb6 8. Bd3 a5 9. b5 Nd7 10. O-O Ng6 11. Bb2 Qc7 12. Re1 a4 13. Nbd2 Nc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Ba5 14. c4 Bxd2 15. Qxd2 dxc4 16. Rac1 Nb6 17. Re4 O-O {Upero,J (2142)-Pollari, P (2180) Finland 2018}) 14. Bxg6 fxg6 15. Qe2 O-O 16. Bd4 Ba5 17. Rec1 b6 18. c4 Qe7 19. Qe3 Bb7 20. cxd5 Bxd5 21. Bxc5 bxc5 22. Rab1 Qb7 $2 ({After something like} 22... Ba2 23. Rb2 Bd5 24. Nc4 Bd8 25. Nd6 Rb8 {White doesn't have much.}) 23. Nc4 $1 {Allowing the kingside ruined like this is only possible when you've seen everything.} Bxf3 ({There's no time for} 23... Bd8 { in this case because} 24. Nd6 {comes with tempo and after} Qa7 25. Nd2 { and Black is positionally busted.}) 24. gxf3 Rxf3 25. Qxc5 Qe4 26. Nxa5 Rf4 27. h3 $1 {Especially this simple pawn move had to be seen in advance.} Qf5 28. Rb4 Qg5+ 29. Kh2 Rf3 30. Rc3 Rxc3 31. Qxc3 Rxa5 32. b6 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.13"] [Round "5.3"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2646"] [ECO "D30"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "Capablanca-Duras variation"] [WhiteFideId "4100107"] [BlackFideId "2285525"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 h6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. Nbd2 Qd8 7. g3 g6 8. Bg2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qc2 Nd7 11. Rac1 c6 12. e4 Qb6 13. Rfd1 Rd8 14. e5 a5 15. h4 Nf8 16. Nf1 Bd7 17. Ne3 Be8 18. a3 Rac8 19. Qd2 h5 20. Bh3 Bh6 21. Ng5 Ra8 22. Rc3 Nh7 23. f4 dxc4 24. Nxc4 Qa7 25. Ne4 c5 26. Ncd6 cxd4 27. Rc7 d3+ 28. Qf2 Qxf2+ 29. Kxf2 Ra6 30. Nxe8 Rxe8 31. Nd6 Rb8 32. Nxf7 Bf8 33. Rxd3 Rb6 34. Nd8 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2646"] [ECO "C83"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez"] [Variation "open, classical defence"] [WhiteFideId "3503739"] [BlackFideId "2285525"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. c3 Be7 10. Bc2 O-O 11. Nbd2 f5 12. Nb3 Qd7 13. Nbd4 Nd8 14. Bb3 c6 15. a4 b4 16. cxb4 Bxb4 17. Bg5 Kh8 18. Rc1 c5 19. Nxe6 Nxe6 20. Bxd5 N4xg5 21. Bxa8 Qxd1 22. Rfxd1 Rxa8 23. Nxg5 Nxg5 24. Rd6 Kg8 25. Rcd1 a5 26. Kf1 f4 27. h4 Nf7 28. Re6 Kf8 29. Ke2 Re8 30. Rxe8+ Kxe8 31. e6 Ne5 32. Rd6 c4 33. Ra6 Nd3 34. Ra7 Nxb2 35. Rxg7 h6 36. Rc7 c3 37. g4 fxg3 38. fxg3 Nxa4 39. Kd1 Nc5 40. Rc6 Ke7 41. g4 Nxe6 0-1 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "6.2"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2594"] [ECO "E12"] [Opening "Queen's Indian"] [Variation "Petrosian system"] [WhiteFideId "4100107"] [BlackFideId "3507416"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b6 3. c4 e6 4. a3 Ba6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. Nc3 c5 7. e4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bc5 9. Nb3 Nc6 10. Bf4 e5 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 O-O 13. Bd3 Nd4 14. Nxd4 Bxd4 15. Nb5 Bc5 16. O-O Be7 17. Qe2 Re8 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Nd6 Rf8 20. Nxb7 Qc7 21. c5 Qxb7 22. Bc4 Rab8 23. b4 bxc5 24. b5 d5 25. exd5 e4 26. Rae1 Rbe8 27. Qg4 Be5 28. Qxe4 Bxh2+ 29. Kxh2 Rxe4 30. Rxe4 Rd8 31. Rfe1 Rd7 32. g3 g6 33. a4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Shankland, Samuel"] [Black "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2671"] [BlackElo "2635"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. d4 Nc6 6. O-O Nge7 7. e3 O-O 8. Nc3 b6 9. Qe2 (9. cxd5 exd5 10. b3 a5 11. Ba3 Nb4 12. Qd2 Ba6 13. Rfd1 Re8 14. Rac1 Bf8 15. Ne5 f6 16. Nf3 c6 {Krylov,M (2476)-Rakhmanov,A (2655) Serpukhov 2018}) 9... Ba6 10. b3 dxc4 11. Ba3 $146 (11. bxc4 Na5 12. Nb5 c6 13. Na3 Nf5 14. Qc2 Rc8 15. Bb2 Nd6 16. Nd2 b5 17. c5 b4 18. cxd6 Bxf1 19. Bxf1 bxa3 20. Bxa3 c5 { Khristenko,A (1853)-Maltsevskaya,A (2180) Nebug 2016}) 11... Re8 12. Rac1 Qd7 13. Rfd1 Rad8 14. bxc4 Qc8 15. Nb5 Na5 16. Nd2 Qd7 17. Nb3 Nxb3 18. axb3 Nc8 19. d5 e5 20. Nc3 Nd6 21. Qa2 Bc8 22. b4 a6 23. c5 Nb5 24. Nxb5 Qxb5 25. Qc2 e4 26. Bf1 Qd7 27. d6 bxc5 28. bxc5 cxd6 29. Rxd6 Qc7 30. Rxd8 Qxd8 31. Qa4 h5 32. Rd1 Qe7 33. c6 Qc7 34. Bd6 Qb6 35. c7 Re6 36. Bf4 g5 37. Rd8+ Kh7 38. Rxc8 gxf4 39. Qd7 fxe3 40. Rb8 exf2+ 41. Kg2 Qe3 42. Qxf7 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "7.1"] [White "Shankland, Samuel"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2671"] [BlackElo "2664"] [ECO "D37"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "4.Nf3"] [WhiteFideId "2004887"] [BlackFideId "3503739"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Nbd7 5. Bg5 Be7 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Rc1 c6 9. e4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Bd3 c5 12. O-O Rd8 13. Re1 Nf8 14. Qd2 Bd7 15. d5 exd5 16. exd5 Qd6 17. c4 h6 18. Qb2 b6 19. Nd2 Re8 20. Ne4 Qf4 21. Re3 Ng6 22. Rce1 Ne5 23. Be2 Ng6 24. Bh5 Ne5 25. Qc3 Bg4 26. Nd6 Red8 27. Qxe5 Qxe5 28. Bxf7+ Kf8 29. Rxe5 Rxd6 30. Be8 Bd7 31. Bxd7 Rxd7 32. a4 a6 33. Rb1 Rb8 34. g3 Rdb7 35. d6 Rd8 36. Rd5 Kf7 37. f4 Ke6 38. f5+ Kf6 39. Kf2 Rdb8 40. Kf3 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "7.2"] [White "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2653"] [ECO "B10"] [Opening "Caro-Kann"] [Variation "anti-anti-Caro-Kann defence"] [WhiteFideId "4173708"] [BlackFideId "4100107"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Nc3 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. d3 a6 10. Qa3 b6 11. O-O Bb7 12. Re1 Re8 13. Be3 Rc8 14. Qb4 Nc5 15. Rac1 a5 16. Qa3 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxd5 Qxd5 19. Bxc5 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "7.3"] [White "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Black "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2646"] [ECO "A13"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "Neo-Catalan accepted"] [WhiteFideId "3507416"] [BlackFideId "2285525"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qxc4 c5 7. Ne5 Qc8 8. Qd3 Nc6 9. Nxd7 Nxd7 10. Nc3 Be7 11. Qb5 h5 12. d3 Nd4 13. Qa4 h4 14. O-O h3 15. Bh1 O-O 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Qd1 Qd7 18. a4 a5 19. b3 f5 20. Bd2 Rfd8 21. Rc1 g6 22. Re1 Kh7 23. e4 Bf8 24. Bg5 Re8 25. Re3 Bh6 26. Bxh6 Kxh6 27. Ne2 Qd6 28. Nxd4 cxd4 29. Re1 Nd7 30. Rc2 Kg7 31. Rce2 f4 32. e5 Qb4 33. Qc1 Rf8 34. Rc2 Rac8 35. Rc4 Rxc4 36. bxc4 Nc5 37. Be4 f3 38. Rf1 Nxe4 39. dxe4 Qxa4 40. Rd1 Rd8 41. Rd3 Qb4 42. Qd1 a4 43. c5 Qxc5 44. Qxa4 Qxe5 45. Qa3 Qxe4 46. Qe7+ Kh6 47. Rd1 Rc8 48. Kh1 d3 49. Rg1 d2 50. Qd7 Qe1 0-1 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "8.1"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2594"] [ECO "A47"] [Opening "Queen's Indian defence"] [WhiteFideId "3503739"] [BlackFideId "3507416"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Nbd2 h6 6. Bd3 Nh5 7. Bg3 d6 8. Qe2 Nd7 9. Ba6 Qc8 10. Bxb7 Qxb7 11. O-O Nxg3 12. hxg3 g6 13. a4 a6 14. c3 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "8.2"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2635"] [ECO "A53"] [Opening "Old Indian"] [Variation "Janowski variation"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "4173708"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Bf5 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 c6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 d5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Qb5 g5 11. Bg3 Qb6 12. Nf3 e6 13. Qe2 Bb4 14. O-O Bxc3 15. bxc3 Ne4 16. c4 dxc4 17. Qxc4 Qc6 18. Qb4 a5 19. Qb2 Qd5 20. Nd2 O-O 21. Nxe4 Qxe4 22. Rab1 Rfc8 23. Qxb7 Nf6 24. Be5 Qxb7 25. Rxb7 Nd5 26. a3 Rc2 27. h4 gxh4 28. Kh2 Rac8 29. Kh3 Nc3 30. Kxh4 Ne4 31. f3 Ng5 32. Kg3 Kh7 33. Rf2 R2c3 34. Re2 Kg6 35. Bd6 Rh8 36. Rb5 a4 37. Ra5 Rc4 38. Bf4 Nh7 39. Kh3 Nf6 40. Be5 Rhc8 41. Re1 Rd8 42. Ra6 Nh7 43. Kg3 h5 44. Kf2 h4 45. Re2 Ng5 46. Bf4 Nh7 47. Ra5 Rd7 48. Rb2 f6 49. Ra6 Kf7 50. Ke2 Nf8 51. Bd6 Ng6 52. Kd2 h3 53. gxh3 Nh4 54. Ke2 Rc1 55. Bg3 Nf5 56. Bf2 Rdc7 57. e4 Ne7 58. Rxa4 Ng6 59. Rab4 Nf4+ 60. Kd2 Nxh3 61. Be3 f5 62. exf5 exf5 63. d5 Ra1 64. Rb7 Rxb7 65. Rxb7+ Kg6 66. Rb6+ Kf7 67. Rb7+ Kg6 68. Rb3 Ra2+ 69. Kd3 f4 70. Bc5 Ng5 71. Kc4 Kf5 72. Kb5 Ke5 73. Rd3 Nf7 74. d6 Rb2+ 75. Bb4 Ke6 76. d7 Nd8 77. a4 Re2 78. a5 Re3 79. Rd6+ 1-0 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "8.3"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Shankland, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2671"] [ECO "D35"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "exchange variation"] [WhiteFideId "4100107"] [BlackFideId "2004887"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rc1 Nc6 12. Bb5 Ne7 13. O-O b6 14. Ne5 Bb7 15. f3 Qd6 16. Nc4 Qd8 17. Ne5 Qd6 18. Nc4 Qd8 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "9.1"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2664"] [ECO "A49"] [Opening "King's Indian"] [Variation "fianchetto without c4"] [WhiteFideId "4100107"] [BlackFideId "3503739"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 c5 4. c4 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Qc7 8. Qd3 Nc6 9. Bf4 d6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. O-O a5 12. b3 Bb7 13. Rad1 Nd7 14. Qe3 Rfe8 15. Rc1 e5 16. Bh6 Bxh6 17. Qxh6 Nc5 18. Rfd1 Rad8 19. Rc2 f5 20. Qc1 Bc8 21. Rcd2 Be6 22. Qa3 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "9.2"] [White "Shankland, Samuel"] [Black "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2671"] [BlackElo "2646"] [ECO "D37"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "4.Nf3"] [WhiteFideId "2004887"] [BlackFideId "2285525"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Bxc4 c5 9. O-O cxd4 10. Nb5 Qe7 11. Qxd4 O-O 12. Nxa7 Bc5 13. Nxc8 Rxc8 14. Qd3 Nc6 15. Qe2 Rd8 16. g3 Nd4 17. Nxd4 Rxd4 18. Kg2 Rad8 19. Rfd1 Rxd1 20. Rxd1 Rxd1 21. Qxd1 Bxf2 22. Bxe6 Qxe6 23. Qd8+ Kh7 24. Kxf2 Qxe4 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "9.3"] [White "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2594"] [ECO "A18"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "Mikenas-Carls variation"] [WhiteFideId "4173708"] [BlackFideId "3507416"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Be7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 O-O 8. Nge2 Nbd7 9. O-O Nb6 10. Bb3 c6 11. Bg5 Re8 12. Nf4 Bf5 13. Re1 Qd7 14. Nd3 Nbd5 15. Ne5 Qd6 16. Bh4 Be6 17. Bg3 Qb4 18. Rc1 Rad8 19. a3 Qa5 20. Na4 Nb6 21. Bxe6 fxe6 22. Nc3 Nbd5 23. Nf3 Bf8 24. Qb3 Qb6 25. Qc2 Nxc3 26. Qxc3 Rd5 27. Qc2 Bd6 28. Re2 Bxg3 29. hxg3 Nd7 30. Rce1 Nf8 31. g4 Rb5 32. g5 Rd8 33. g3 Qc7 34. Kg2 Qf7 35. Ne5 Qe7 36. g6 hxg6 37. Re4 Rbd5 38. Rf4 Rxd4 39. Rf7 Qd6 40. Rxb7 Qd5+ 41. Kg1 Rd2 42. Qxc6 Qxc6 43. Nxc6 R8d7 44. Rxd7 Rxd7 45. Ne5 Rd5 46. f4 Nd7 47. Nxd7 Rxd7 48. Rxe6 Rd1+ 49. Kg2 Rd2+ 50. Kh3 Kf7 51. Ra6 Rxb2 52. Rxa7+ Kf6 53. Ra6+ Kf7 54. Kh4 Rb5 55. a4 Rc5 56. Kg4 Rc4 57. a5 Rc5 58. Ra8 Rb5 59. Kh3 g5 60. Kg4 gxf4 61. Kxf4 Kg6 62. a6 Ra5 63. Ke4 Kg5 64. Kd4 Kg4 65. Kc4 Kxg3 66. Kb4 Ra1 67. Kb5 g5 68. Rc8 g4 69. Kb6 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "10.1"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Rakhmanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2635"] [ECO "A20"] [Opening "English opening"] [WhiteFideId "3503739"] [BlackFideId "4173708"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. c4 e5 2. g3 h5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nd5 a5 5. a3 Bc5 6. e3 d6 7. Bg2 c6 8. Nc3 h4 9. d4 Bb6 10. Nf3 h3 11. Bf1 Qe7 12. Be2 Nf6 13. O-O Bg4 14. c5 exd4 15. cxd6 Qxd6 16. exd4 O-O 17. Bf4 Qd8 18. Ng5 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 Bxd4 20. Rad1 c5 21. Nxh3 Nc6 22. Ng5 Re8 23. Qc2 Qd7 24. Nb5 Ne5 25. a4 Rad8 26. Bxe5 Rxe5 27. Nf3 Rd5 28. Kg2 Ng4 29. Rde1 Rh5 30. h4 Bf6 31. b3 Rd5 32. Re4 Nh6 33. Rfe1 Nf5 34. Qc4 g6 35. Nc3 Rd3 36. Ne5 Bxe5 37. Rxe5 b6 38. Ne4 Kg7 39. Kg1 Nxh4 40. Ng5 Nf3+ 41. Nxf3 Rxf3 1/2-1/2 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "10.2"] [White "Bacallao Alonso, Yusnel"] [Black "Shankland, Samuel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2671"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. a3 h6 (11... Rc8 12. b4 a5 13. Rb1 c5 14. bxc5 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Nxc5 16. dxc5 Rxc5 17. Rxb5 Nd5 18. Rxc5 Qg5+ 19. Kh1 Qh5 20. f4 Qf3+ 21. Kg1 Qg4+ 22. Kh1 Qf3+ 23. Kg1 {½-½ Mamedyarov,S (2762)-Gelfand,B (2743) Tashkent 2016}) 12. Bd2 a5 13. Ne2 c5 $5 $146 (13... Qe7 14. e4 e5 15. Ng3 Rfd8 16. Nf5 Qf8 17. Rfe1 b4 18. axb4 axb4 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. Qc1 Kh8 { Bach,N (1786)-Nguyen,H (1968) Hanoi 2017}) 14. Bxb5 Qb8 {Black's pressure towards the white king is similar to that in the French Tarrasch.} 15. Bxd7 ( 15. a4 cxd4 16. Nexd4 Rc8 17. Bc3 Nc5) 15... Nxd7 16. dxc5 Nxc5 17. Ng3 Ba6 18. b4 $2 ({After} 18. Rfe1 {Black has ovbvious compensation but giving the exchange is worse.}) 18... axb4 19. axb4 Bxf1 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. bxc5 Bxg3 22. hxg3 Bb5 23. Nd4 Bc6 24. f3 Rc8 25. Qc3 Bd7 26. Bc1 Qd5 27. Ba3 e5 28. Nc2 Ba4 29. e4 Qd1+ 30. Ne1 Rb8 31. Bb4 Qd4+ 32. Qxd4 exd4 0-1 [Event "53rd Capablanca Mem Elite"] [Site "Havana CUB"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "10.3"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2653"] [ECO "D52"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "Cambridge Springs defence, Bogoljubow variation"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "4100107"] [EventDate "2018.05.09"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Nd2 Bb4 8. Qc2 O-O 9. Be2 c5 10. Bf4 cxd4 11. exd4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Re8 13. O-O e5 14. Be3 Qc7 15. Qb3 exd4 16. cxd4 dxc4 17. Nxc4 Nb6 18. Nxb6 Qxb6 19. Rfb1 Bg4 20. Qxb6 axb6 21. Bxg4 Nxg4 22. Rxb6 Nxe3 23. fxe3 Rxe3 24. Rxb7 g6 25. a4 Re2 26. a5 Rc8 27. a6 Rcc2 28. a7 Rxg2+ 29. Kf1 Rgf2+ 30. Kg1 Rg2+ 1/2-1/2
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